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Intel Core i7 920

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Front view of Intel Core i7 920

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 920

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 920

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 4x more l3 cache per core
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 7,014 vs 4,263 Around 65% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,959 vs 1,258 More than 55% better geekbench 3 single core score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz vs 3.23 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67.9 °C vs 55 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.24 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Oct, 2008 vs Aug, 2007 Release date over 1 years later
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AMD Opteron 2222

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 135.63W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.66 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 48.38 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 134.55 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 920 vs Opteron 2222

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 920
143,700 MB/s
Opteron 2222
129,100 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 920  vs
Opteron 2222 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1366
F
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 95W
Annual home energy cost 48.38 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 134.55 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.21 pt/W 1.3 pt/W
Typical power consumption 135.63W 77.19W

details

Core i7 920  vs
Opteron 2222 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 20 15
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.38V 1.3 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.9°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.22 GHz 3.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.24 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz 3.23 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A
Intel Core i7 920
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